DIVISION VICE PRESIDENT
FULL TIME, EXEMPT POSITION
This position is located in Cincinnati, Ohio

 

The Division Vice President (DVP) is accountable for the successful planning, development and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising and volunteer development plan in the Ohio River Valley market (includes Cincinnati, Dayton and Kentucky) that achieves measurable income growth annually and ensures strong volunteer leadership is in place in all markets assigned geographic or metropolitan areas. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer.

 

ESSENTIAL FUCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Collaborates with local volunteers and community leaders to deliver mission, advocacy  and fundraising initiatives;
  • Leads and directs the efforts of all fundraising staff in the Division by monitoring achievement to goals, establishing timelines, training staff, disseminating best practices and coaching for success;
  • Provides leadership, direction and guidance to staff and volunteers in the development of a local plan consistent with the overall Region Strategic Plan;
  • Works with Region Chief Development Officer and other members of the senior leadership team to achieve region goals for fundraising, community outreach, and volunteer recruitment;
  • Develops relationships with key business, civic, political and professional leaders throughout the designated area to advance the mission of the Foundation;
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit Major Gift prospects and corporate sponsorships within the Region;
  • Maintains effective relationships with individual donors, corporate and community leaders, public and private organizations and foundations;
  • Event, team leadership, major gift and account management responsibilities as assigned;
  • Attend all events within the Foundation for Development and Programs/Services as assigned;
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

 

  • Bachelor's degree in business, non-profit or fundraising management, or related fields (CFRE a plus);
  • 5+ years of fundraising experience and demonstrated success managing fundraising operations and strategies to secure individual, foundation and corporate gifts; ideally in health related, non-profit settings and staff management;
  • Successful internal and external collaborations and partnership development experience;
  • Must be results-oriented with experience working with and through groups to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment;
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision;
  • Strong presentation skills, including demonstrated verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and possess valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and to travel throughout the region.

 

Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to GreatLakesHR@arthritis.org. Please include “Division Vice President” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
FULL-TIME, EXEMPT POSITION

This position is located in Hilliard, Ohio (suburb of Columbus)

The Development Director is accountable for the successful planning, implementation and evaluation of the Arthritis Foundation’s fundraising strategies for corporate, special event and foundation revenue. This position reports to the Division Vice President.

ESSENTIAL FUCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•    With the Divison Vice President, establish specific annual goals and budgets in relation to the Strategic Plan;
•    Works with the Divison Vice President to maintain relationships with business and community leaders, media representatives, etc. to promote fundraising activities;
•    Manage a portfolio of corporate and foundation prospects, developing fundraising strategies and taking primary responsibility for fulfillment and stewardship;
•    Regularly communicate with staff and volunteers to share progress and key information related to community partnerships;
•    Proactively pursue annual budget goals related to corporate, special event and foundation revenue;
•    Regularly monitor and prepare monthly reports relevant to financial progress, impact and stewardship;
•    Works with the Divison Vice President to achieve goals related to volunteer development and donor stewardship;
•    Fundraising leadership for the local market;
•    Experience in the generation of diverse revenue streams such as annual and major giving, foundations, corporate sponsorships, and special events;
•    Promotes the Foundation to organizations, businesses and other community groups;
•    Participate in educational opportunities to continue to develop skills and knowledge on current fundraising techniques;
•    Responsible for working alongside and managing team volunteers to cultivate, solicit and steward prospects;
•    Staffs Board standing committees;
•    Attend all events within the Foundation for Development and Programs/Services as assigned;
•    Responsible for supervision of local development staff as assigned.    
•    All other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION
•    Bachelor's degree in fundraising, philanthropy, public relations or related fields;
•    Minimum of three to five years related non-profit experience including fundraising, community development and staff management;
•    Experience with pledge events (walks/runs) or advanced degree a plus;
•    Successful internal and external collaborations and partnership experience;
•    Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision;
•    Solid planning, organization, communication, and computerized donor management skills a must;
•    Strong presentation skills, including demonstrated verbal and written communication skills;
•    Ability to lift 25 pounds and possess valid driver’s license;
•    Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and to travel throughout the five-state region

TO APPLY:
Send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to GreatLakesHR@arthritis.org. Please include “Development Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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